Busan vs Sacramento - Cost of Living Comparison

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Busan Sacramento
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$2672
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2868
$6221
🏠 One person rent
$380
$1704
🏘️ Family rent
$856
$2784
🍽️ Food expenses
$420
$661
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$143
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2478
$5120
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
73
54
😀 Quality of life
90
86
🏙️ Population
3.45M
525K

The cost of living in Busan is 61% less expensive than in Sacramento. Cities ranked 5144th and 443rd ($1031 vs $2672) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 59th and 394th in South Korea and the United States, respectively. Check South Korea vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.4 months in Busan compared to 1.9 months in Sacramento. Busan ranked 3rd best city to live in South Korea vs Sacramento ranked 52nd in the United States, while ranked 108th and 220th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Busan vs Sacramento

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Busan Sacramento
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.71
$16.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27.7
$66.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.29
$9.65
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.99
$7.65
 Cappuccino
$3.67
$5.8
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.36
$2.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$368
$1719
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$248
$1383
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$875
$2800
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$657
$2340
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.2
$179
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$135
$277
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.3
$74.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.49%
6.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8506
$9520
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7564
$5448
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.01
$2.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$44.9
$92.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$11.2
$19.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.93
$1.27
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.86
$3.93
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.19
$4.39
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.14
$5.01
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$15.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.52
$16.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30
$19.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.62
$4.82
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.97
$2.06
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.84
$4.91
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.44
$5.65
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.27
$2.72
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.21
$2.72
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.64
$1.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.11
$2.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.6
$16.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.73
$2.13
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.36
$10.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.73
$11.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.06
$7.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.69
$4.35
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$2.62
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.9
$56.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.96
$13.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$25.1
$117
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.75
$20.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$70.1
$53.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$68.9
$104
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$530
$2233
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14047
$25752

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Cities near Busan

Distance City Cost of living
21 km or 13 mi Gimhae
$931
27 km or 16 mi Yangsan
$994
40 km or 25 mi Changwon
$1112
46 km or 28 mi Masan
$1029
50 km or 31 mi Geoje
$925
51 km or 32 mi Miryang
$1008
56 km or 35 mi Ulsan
$1151
63 km or 39 mi Tongyeong
$948
64 km or 40 mi Sacheon
$972
81 km or 50 mi Tsushima Island
$921
84 km or 52 mi Gyeongsan
$1053
85 km or 53 mi Gyeongju
$1358
87 km or 54 mi Jinju
$884
94 km or 58 mi Daegu
$1108
98 km or 61 mi Yeongcheon
$1047
102 km or 64 mi Tsushima
$922
108 km or 67 mi Pohang
$1047
123 km or 77 mi Gwangyang
$1043
131 km or 82 mi Yeosu
$1120
138 km or 86 mi Gumi
$1060
141 km or 88 mi Gimcheon
$1082
142 km or 88 mi Suncheon
$1060
154 km or 96 mi Namwon
$999
162 km or 101 mi Iki
$937
165 km or 103 mi Andong
$880
166 km or 103 mi Sangju
$1062
183 km or 113 mi Mungyeong
$1034
189 km or 118 mi Jeonju
$823
193 km or 120 mi Gwangju
$1150
195 km or 121 mi Yeongju
$1002
198 km or 123 mi Hirado
$937
199 km or 124 mi Munakata
$946
199 km or 124 mi Fukutsu
$961
200 km or 124 mi Okagaki
$929
201 km or 125 mi Koga
$971
201 km or 125 mi Shingu
$976
202 km or 125 mi Itoshima
$972
202 km or 126 mi Karatsu
$949
204 km or 127 mi Daejeon
$952
205 km or 127 mi Jeongeup
$990

Cities near Sacramento

Distance City Cost of living
4.6 km or 2.9 mi West Sacramento
$2557
7.7 km or 4.8 mi Parkway-South Sacramento
$2564
9.8 km or 6.1 mi Arden-Arcade
$2595
16 km or 9.9 mi Rancho Cordova
$2619
18 km or 11 mi Elk Grove
$2672
21 km or 13 mi Citrus Heights
$2657
22 km or 14 mi Davis
$2541
26 km or 16 mi Roseville
$2903
27 km or 17 mi Woodland
$2625
30 km or 19 mi Folsom
$2639
33 km or 20 mi Rocklin
$2476
33 km or 20 mi Dixon
$2693
38 km or 24 mi Lincoln
$2567
38 km or 24 mi Galt
$2667
49 km or 30 mi Vacaville
$2921
53 km or 33 mi Lodi
$2555
59 km or 37 mi Suisun
$3056
61 km or 38 mi Fairfield
$3284
62 km or 39 mi Placerville
$2675
63 km or 39 mi Yuba
$2353
67 km or 42 mi Oakley
$2914
69 km or 43 mi Stockton
$2168
69 km or 43 mi Antioch
$3188
70 km or 44 mi Pittsburg
$2928
74 km or 46 mi Brentwood
$2914
77 km or 48 mi Napa
$3232
82 km or 51 mi Benicia
$2812
82 km or 51 mi Concord
$2848
84 km or 52 mi Martinez
$2696
85 km or 53 mi Vallejo
$2867
85 km or 53 mi Pleasant Hill
$2776
86 km or 53 mi Lathrop
$2574
89 km or 55 mi Manteca
$2543
90 km or 56 mi Walnut Creek
$2934
91 km or 56 mi Sonoma
$3038
93 km or 58 mi Tracy
$2170
94 km or 58 mi Hercules
$2956
94 km or 59 mi Lafayette
$2848
95 km or 59 mi Danville
$2919
98 km or 61 mi San Ramon
$2826